How I Became Location Independent

Georgetown in Malaysia

I’ve been asked a number of times recently to write up “my story”. Usually I try and write with you, the reader in mind, but it’s been made clear to me that sharing my personal experiences has a lot of value to those aspiring to become location independent (trust me, it’s not all travel and mountain biking as my Instagram might depict).

When so many “digital nomad coaches” post aspirational photos of themselves getting sand in their laptops or developing text neck at the beach, then claim the answers are all in their $49 ebook, it’s understandable many of you are skeptical.

My goal is to tell you one man’s story of how he got to where he is today. With any luck there’ll be something of use here.

I am not a guru. I am not wildly successful. I have just carved out a humble existence while remaining independent of a single city or country.

In this post I’ll run through how I found myself half way down this path before realising it was even a path, lessons along the way, and my current situation.

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